Southern Delaware Festivals

By Jenna on

Southern Delaware is festive! With nearly 40 festivals (and counting...) taking place between March and December each year, you're sure to find several you won't want to miss. Below is a list of festivals and the months in which they typically occur. For specific dates and more information, click the festival links or visit our event calendar. For information on where to stay, click here

March - April 

Annual Great Delaware Kite Festival, Cape Henlopen State Park

Chocolate Festival, Rehoboth

Lewes Tulip Festival

Camp Rehoboth Women’s Fest, Rehoboth

Dewey Beach Bacon Fest

Dewey Beach Pop Fest

Coastal Delaware Running Festival

Annual Bug and Bud Festival, Milford


Annual Dewey Beach Arts Fest, Dagsworthy St Juried Art & Craft Show

Peace, Love, and Horseshoe Crab Festival, Dupont Nature Center

Annual Milton Horseshoe Crab and Shorebird Festival

Annual Maritime Festival, Lewes


Beach Goes Blue...And Red and White Too!

Rehoboth VegFest

Mid Atlantic Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival, Lewes

Brewgrass Festival, Milford


Nanticoke Riverfest, Seaford

Bocce Fest, 16 Mile Brewery

Millsboro Stars & Stripes


Eastern Shore AFRAM Festival, Seaford

Summer Vibes Fest, Dewey Beach


Milford Riverwalk Freedom Festival

Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival

Nanticoke Indian Powwow, Millsboro

Farmer and Foodie Festival & Historic Georgetown Art Crawl

Ladybug Music Festival, Milford

Festival Hispano, Georgetown

Rehoboth Beach Garlic Festival

Lewes Oktoberfest

Dewey Beach Music Conference and Festival

Corn to Run and Harvest Festival at East Coast Garden Center, Millsboro

Nanticoke Heritage Festival


Wings and Wheels, Georgetown

Lewes History Book Festival

Sea Witch Halloween and Fiddlers Festival, Rehoboth

Boast the Coast Maritime Festival, Zwaanendael Maritime Program, Boat Parade, Lewes

Apple Scrapple Festival, Bridgeville

Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival

November - December

Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival

Winter WonderFEST, Lewes

Milton Holly Festival

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